MDA Engineering and Allied Technical Staff on Strike

Approximately 400 professional engineers and technical staff Located at MDRobotics in Brampton and at the David Florida Laboratories in Ottawa have been on strike since Friday according to SPAR Professional and Allied Technical Employee’s Association (SPATEA).


The timing of the strike is not good for MDA as they are in the middle of responding to several key request for proposals the Canadian Space Agency recently released and for which the deadlines for submissions are only three weeks away.

About Marc Boucher

Marc Boucher
Boucher is an entrepreneur, writer, editor & publisher. He is the founder of SpaceRef Canada Interactive Inc, CEO and co-founder of SpaceRef U.S., advisor and co-founder of the Canadian Space Commerce Association, and director and co-founder of MaxQ Accelerator Inc. Previously he was the founder of Maple Square, Canada's first internet directory and search engine which he sold.